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Test Kitchen Approved

Danish Apple Squares

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Adapted from Better Homes & Gardens

Yields

12 to 15 servings

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cooking Time

50 Minutes

Adapted from Better Homes & Gardens

You can use various baking spice blends for this traditional apple danish pastry.

Serving Suggestions

Serve warm or at room temperature with ice cream or fresh whipped cream.

Recipe Notes

Freeze-dried corn helps soak up the juice from the apples and helps the bars set, so don't leave them out.

Ingredients


1 cup granulated sugar


8 Granny Smith apples, peeled and thinly sliced

1 package frozen puff pastry sheets (2 sheets), thawed


1 egg, lightly beaten

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Pumpkin Pie Spice

    For the ultimate holiday feast this year, buy Turkey Brining Kit and Holiday Roast Turkey, then add a 1/2 cup bag of Pumpkin Pie Spice to your cart...

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  • Mayan Sea Salt

    Mayan Sea Salt has a clean appearance and flavor but is also an interesting tie to the ancient Mayan way of life. This sea salt was harvested off t...

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  • Freeze Dried Corn

    This handy pantry staple will delight you with its light, fluffy and crisp texture that is similar to popcorn. The sweet corn is freeze-dried at th...

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Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small bowl, combine Pumpking Pie Spice with sugar and Mayan Sea Salt and fold all but 1 Tbsp. of the mixture into apple slices. On a floured surface, roll each pastry sheet into roughly a 17x12-inch rectangle. Transfer one sheet to 13x9 baking pan and press dough to fit into bottom and line sides of pan. Sprinkle pastry-lined pan with half the Freeze Dried Corn and top with half the spiced apple slices then repeat those layers. Place remaining sheet of rolled pastry on top and crimp edges with fingers to seal. Cut a few slits in pastry dough top, brush entire surface with egg and sprinkle with remaining 1 Tbsp. spiced sugar mixture. Bake for 40 to 50 min. or until apples are tender and pastry is golden brown.